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Attorney Harris E. Tulchin Joins the Law Firm of Anthony L.G., PLLC




Anthony L.G., PLLC, a national corporate and securities law firm, is pleased to announce that seasoned attorney Harris E. Tulchin has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

Harris E. Tulchin is an entertainment lawyer, producer, author, and producer’s representative. He graduated from Cornell University and Hastings Law School, and has practiced entertainment, communications, and multimedia law since 1978. He has served as Senior Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel for Cinema Group; General Counsel and Head of Business Affairs for KCET Television; Senior Counsel for United Artists; Director of Business Affairs at MGM Television; Counsel for American International Pictures; Counsel for Filmways Pictures; and Counsel for Orion Pictures. Mr. Tulchin is the co-author of a book considered one of the bibles of the motion picture industry, entitled: The Independent Film Producer’s Survival Guide: A Legal and Business Sourcebook, published by Schirmer PressNew York (2002, 2005, 2010).

As Tulchin Entertainment’s president / owner, Harris E. Tulchin has produced or executive produced more than 20 films including To Sleep With Anger starring Danny Glover and directed by Charles Burnett (Sundance, Cannes 1990, winner of four Independent Spirit Awards); Guy directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, starring Vincent D’Onofrio and Hope Davis (UK / GermanyVenice 1997); The Lightkeepers starring Richard Dreyfuss and Blythe Danner; The Golden Boys starring Bruce Dern, Rip Torn, David Carradine, and Mariel Hemingway; The Devil’s Double, directed by Lee Tamahori (Once Were Warriors and Die Another Day) with Dominic Cooper and Ludivine Sagnier, it was an official selection of the Sundance, BerlinLos Angeles, and St. Petersburg, Russia (where it won Best Gala Premier) Film Festivals. (Belgium / the Netherlands / Malta, Berlinale Panorama 2011); The Comeback Trail (Executive Producer) written and directed by George Gallo (Midnight Run, Bad Boys, Middle Men) starring Robert De NiroTommy Lee Jones, and Morgan Freeman; and Home (Executive Producer), a Germany co-production directed by Franka Potente starring Kathy BatesJake McLaughlinLil Rel Howery, and Stephen Root. He also served as Senior Executive Business Affairs and Legal Consultant on The Third Person, a Belgian/Italian coproduction with Corsan, NV and Cinecitta Studios written and directed by Paul Haggis (Crash and In the Valley of Elah), starring Liam NeesonMila Kunis, James Franco,  Olivia WildeAdrien BrodyMaria Bello, and Kim Basinger (2012/2013); Killing Season starring Robert De Niro and John Travolta (Georgia / Bulgaria, Corsan / Nu Image Co-production 2012); Singularity directed by Roland Joffe and starring Josh Hartnett and Tamsin Egerton (Australia / UK / India, Corsan 2012).

Tulchin’s current projects include: Marlowe starring Liam Neeson and Diane Kruger, written by William Monahan (The Departed), and to be directed by Neil Jordan (The Crying Game, Interview with the Vampire); Leo From Toledo starring Mel Gibson; The Lowe Men (Executive Producer), a British comedy about identical twins, one a bank robber and one a policeman; Framed (Executive Producer), based on the acclaimed book of the same title by Tod Volpe based on Tod Volpe’s journey from art dealer to the stars, to his incarceration for tax fraud and his ultimate repentance; StarStruck (Executive Producer), a five-part mini-series written by Andrew Chiaramonte based on the life of the genius and convicted heretic and father of the scientific revolution, Galileo Galilei; DieRy (Executive Producer), which is currently in post-production; American Terrorist (Executive Producer), a psychological thriller that recently premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival; The Second Sun (Producer’s Representative), a period drama that also recently premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival; and Belle de Jour (Executive Producer), inspired by Luis Buñuel’s classic 1968 film of the same name.


He has lectured extensively at forums such as UCLAUSC, AFI, IFP, ShowBiz Expo, IFTA, The Sundance Producer’s Conference, Singapore Film & Television Conference, Cannes, the Los Angeles Independent, Cine Asia (Bangkok, Thailand and Beijing, China), Galway (Ireland), Los Angeles / AFI and Santa Barbara Film Festivals, Digital Hollywood, The Learning Annex, The International Film School in Cuba, Variety’s New York Film Finance Forum, and numerous others. Mr. Tulchin has been a member of the Full Sail Entertainment Business Academy Board of Advisors (Orlando, Florida) and was an Adjunct Professor of Entertainment Law at the Entertainment Law Institute of Southwestern University Law School.

A founding member of the Orange County Flyers Professional Baseball Team’s management team, Harris has been involved with all aspects of the Flyers’ legal and business affairs including the acquisition of the Flyers team, assets, and territorial rights from the Golden Baseball League, the Golden Baseball League operating rights agreement, stadium lease negotiations and new stadium committee, all major business transactions, managers and coaches contracts, players contracts, league rules and regulations, player trades and options, media, broadcast, and licensing arrangements, and all other key Orange Flyers Baseball deals.

As a producer’s representative, Mr. Tulchin has sold and licensed hundreds of films on behalf of his production company clients.  Mr. Tulchin was also an IFTA arbitrator, has served as an expert witness in numerous cases involving the motion picture and television business.

As a private practitioner, his clients have included, among others: Sony Pictures, MGM/United Artists, Hallmark Entertainment, Lionsgate Pictures, MCA/Universal, Cineville/HBO, Showtime, Media 8 (formerly MDP Worldwide), PolyGram Pictures, Summit Entertainment, LLC, Boulevard Films, CNA Insurance, DreamCatcher/Storm Entertainment, Maya Entertainment Ltd. (Bombay), Eye In The Sky Productions (Germany), Corsan Motion Picture Tax Engineering (Belgium), Corsan World Sales, Ramoji Studios (India), Star Overseas Film Group (Hong Kong), Ice Cube (musician/actor/entrepreneur), Ralph Winter (producer- “X-Men,” “X2,” “Star Trek III-VI”), Lloyd Silverman (producer “Snow Falling on Cedars”), Bavaria Film Studios (Germany), Origo Film Group (Budapest, Hungary), Boss Media, Pure Flix International Film Sales, Storyboard International Film Sales, Tanweer Film Distribution (Dubai), Spotlight International Film Sales, Revolver Pictures, Elevative Entertainment, Corrino Films (Netherlands), Staccato Films (Netherlands), Yeadim Animation & Games (Israel), His clients also include numerous independent producers, writers, directors, actors, digital developers, animators, and musicians.

Mr. Tulchin negotiated a five-picture deal with Corsan and Emmett/Furla Films for US $125 million, which contained two Martin Scorsese Pictures and a Picture starring Bruce Willis.  He has represented Bavaria Film in Germany and Origo Film Group in Hungry, as well as Corsan, NV, the Belgian Film Finance and Tax Fund.


Mr. Tulchin is on the board of advisors for the Hollywood Film Festival.  He is also on the Board of Advisors of, and the chief legal and business advisor to, Cinezen Blockchained Entertainment, the new blockchain/cryptocurrency video on demand distribution platform based in Sweden. Mr. Tulchin is also a Board Member and Chief of Business Affairs and Chief Legal Officer of Clubhouse Media Group, Inc., a publicly traded company that is the worldwide leader in lifestyle social influencer content houses with collectively 280 million followers worldwide, operating content houses in Beverly HillsLas Vegas, and Europe.

“Working with Harris is going to be a new adventure,” said attorney Laura Anthony, founding partner of Anthony LG, PLLC. “He is the real deal, knows the entertainment industry and has the uncanny ability to push projects forward.”

Wladimir P. is a Content Editor at European Gaming Media and at PICANTE Media and covers a large variety of industries.


Legal Luminary Sarah Brennan Champions Pioneering Crypto Regulation Approaches




Sarah Brennan, an accomplished figure in corporate and securities law, serves as General Counsel at Delphi Ventures, focusing on investments in the Web3 space. With over 14 years of experience in securities law and a deep involvement in digital assets since 2017, Brennan also co-leads LeXpunK, a collective dedicated to establishing legal frameworks for decentralized digital communities.

In a candid interview with a prominent cryptocurrency news outlet, Brennan discussed various critical topics. She addressed the emergence of crypto super PACs, funded significantly by major firms like Ripple and Circle, to counter strict SEC regulations. Brennan viewed the SAB 121 bill, backed by the US administration, as potentially isolating the crypto community from broader financial integration.

While acknowledging the influence of centralized entities in advocating for crypto interests, Brennan cautioned against replicating traditional financial hierarchies within the crypto sphere, which contradicts its revolutionary ethos. She expressed concerns about monopolistic scenarios that could dominate the crypto landscape, exerting excessive control over essential industry components and traditional financial operations.

Regarding regulatory challenges, Brennan advocated for tailored regulations to manage systemic risks posed by large centralized crypto institutions. She criticized the current regulatory opacity and inconsistency, which she believes have fostered suboptimal business practices. Through LeXpunK, Brennan endeavors to pioneer experimental legal structures that could redefine regulatory compliance for token issuances, though reception from policymakers has been lukewarm.


Looking ahead, Brennan emphasizes the need for proactive regulatory approaches using antitrust measures to prevent crypto monopolies, promote decentralization, and target bad actors. However, she highlighted the persistent communication gap between crypto-literate legal advocates and hesitant regulators as a significant obstacle.

Brennan continues to drive forward her mission through new advocacy platforms aimed at shaping the future of cryptographic regulation, navigating complexities to ensure balanced and effective regulatory frameworks in the evolving crypto landscape.


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Italy Ramps Up Crypto Oversight in Line with MiCA




Italy is preparing to strengthen its oversight of cryptocurrency markets to align with the European Union’s Markets in Crypto-Assets (MiCA) regulatory framework. This initiative, initially enacted in 2022, aims to impose stricter monitoring of digital asset markets, particularly targeting insider trading and market manipulation. Under the new decree, fines ranging from 5,000 to 5 million euros ($5,400 to $5.4 million) will be imposed based on the severity of violations, reinforcing compliance and market integrity.

For blockchain firms and decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, MiCA presents significant challenges. These entities must decide between fully decentralizing their networks or complying with MiCA’s Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. Fully decentralized networks are exempt from reporting requirements but risk non-compliance if they employ foundations or intermediaries moderating communities.

Centralized exchanges like Binance are adapting to MiCA by categorizing stablecoins as authorized or unauthorized, aligning with regulatory requirements without delisting these assets from spot markets. Uphold has similarly adjusted by delisting certain stablecoins for compliance purposes.

Despite regulatory pressures, experts are optimistic about stablecoins’ future. Figures like Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, predict stablecoins could represent 10% of the money supply within a decade. They anticipate widespread adoption driven by benefits such as financial inclusion, lower remittance costs, and seamless cross-border commerce via public blockchains.


This regulatory framework underscores the transformative potential of stablecoins and blockchain technology within the global financial system.


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1inch Network Teams Up with Blockaid for Shield API




1inch Network has collaborated with Blockaid to introduce the 1inch Shield API, a pioneering advancement in Web3 security. This collaboration aims to enhance user protection within decentralized finance (DeFi) by bolstering defenses against fraudulent tokens. Blockaid, renowned for its expertise in Web3 security solutions, utilizes advanced data analytics and machine learning to swiftly identify and flag scam tokens, safeguarding users from potential financial risks.

The 1inch Shield API also addresses compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations through continuous screenings of blockchain addresses. Powered by TRM Labs, this feature scrutinizes addresses for associations with sanctioned entities and illicit activities, preemptively restricting suspect addresses to prevent regulatory infractions.

Additionally, 1inch integrates Etherscan Pro’s blocklisting capabilities to proactively blacklist suspicious addresses, further fortifying its security measures.

This initiative marks a significant milestone in DeFi security, promising unparalleled levels of security and compliance. As 1inch continues to deploy this technology across its platform, it aims to provide developers and users with enhanced protection and confidence in navigating the Web3 landscape.



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